Police and Crime Commissioner Election 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner Election 2020

An election is to take place on Thursday 7 May 2020, where residents within the Chesterfield borough have the opportunity to vote for the Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

Register to vote

If you aren't already registered to vote, the last date to register and be eligible to vote in this election is Tuesday 21 April 2020.

For more information on how to register to vote visit 'Registering to vote'.

Voting by post

Last date to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Wednesday 22 April 2020

More information on how to register for a postal vote.

Voting by proxy

Last date to apply for a proxy vote is 5pm Wednesday 29 April 2020.

More information on how to register for a proxy vote.

Police and Crime Commisioner Election Information

You can find more information on this election on the Derby City Council website.

Under the terms of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011, Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) must:

  • secure an efficient and effective police for their area
  • appoint the Chief Constable, hold them to account for running the force and if necessary dismiss them
  • set the police and crime objectives for their area through a police and crime plan
  • set the force budget and determine the precept
  • contribute to the national and international policing capabilities set up by the Home Secretary
  • bring together community safety and criminal justice partners to make sure local priorities are joined up

Last updated on 24 February 2020